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Why Children Have a Hard Time Safely Crossing the Street

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

girl in red crossing the street | Children Have a Hard Time Safely Crossing the StreetAs an adult, you have probably crossed the street so many times that you rarely think about it one way or another. You assess the traffic, watch the signs and cross, without thinking much about it one way or another. It is important to remember, that this simple process may be anything but simple for a child. The University of Iowa has released new research which definitively shows that children have a hard time safely crossing the street. In fact, children up to the age of 14 lack the necessary motor skills and perceptual judgment to consistently cross a busy street without placing themselves in harm’s way. (more…)